DDS, UCLA School of Dentistry; certificate in endodontics, VA Long Beach Healthcare System
WHY HE WAS NOMINATED:
Dr. Boehne has a distinguished background in both academia and philanthropy. He was a contributing author of the 2016 textbook Avoiding and Treating Dental Complications: Best Practices in Dentistry, and was co-chair of an endodontics-technique course at UCLA in 2014. He is involved with many charitable organizations, such as the Flying Samaritans, the Sumba Foundation, the Friendship Shelter, the Orangewood Children’s Foundation and Safe Families.
“Dr. Gary Carr. He has done so much for endodontics, from developing our techniques and instruments to personally mentoring literally hundreds of up-and-coming endodontists.”
SOMETHING PEOPLE DON’T KNOW:
Dr. Boehne is a lauded surfboard shaper, shaping boards for professional surfers including Jamie O’Brien and Albee Layer. Surfers around the globe commission custom work from him.